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Public Safety Committee

Counterfeit Handbags

City Council Considers Bill Punishing Buyers Of Counterfeit Goods

If a proposed bill passes the City Council, customers caught buying these items could be punished with a fine of up to $1,000, or even prison time.

06/13/2013

Oxycodone

City Council Holds Hearing To Address Prescription Drug Abuse Epidemic

Witnesses testified that prescription painkiller abuse has become a major multimillion dollar drug epidemic in the city.

04/25/2012

Nassau County Residents voice displeasure about plan to close 4 police precincts  on Feb. 6, 2012. (credit: Mona Rivera, 1010 WINS)

Nassau County Residents Voice Displeasure About Plan To Close 4 Police Precincts

The First Precinct in Baldwin, Fifth Precinct in Elmont, Sixth Precinct in Manhasset and Eighth Precinct in Levittown will become community policing centers with fewer officers under the plan.

02/06/2012